Technology and psychological well-being / edited by Yair Amichai-Hamburger.

In the modern world we are surrounded by technology. Gadgets such as cell phones, portable computers, and electronic diaries accompany us throughout the day. But is this a good thing? Are we being served by these technological wonders, or have we become enslaved by them? Does constant availability v...

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Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Amichai-Hamburger, Yair, (Editor)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2009.
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Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Communication technology and psychological well-being: yin, yang, and the golden mean of media effects / George Rodman and Katherine G. Fry
  • Internet and well-being / Yair Amichai-Hamburger and Azy Barak
  • Information, innovation, and society / Steven L. Goldman
  • Work-related technological change and psychological well-being / Michael P. O'Driscoll, Caroline Biron, and Cary L. Cooper
  • From ergonomics to hedonomics: trends in human factors and technology / Tal Oron-Gilad and Peter A. Hancock
  • Good teleworking: under what conditions does teleworking enhance employees' well being? / Ellen Ernst Kossek, Brenda A. Lautsch, and Susan C. Eaton
  • Commuting and well-being / Raymond W. Novaco and Oscar I. Gonzalez
  • Technology and medicine / Jeffrey W. Jutai, Sherry Coulson, and Elizabeth Russell-Minda
  • Mothers of inventions? The myth-breaking history and planetary promise of women's key roles in subsistence technology / Rae Lesser Blumberg
  • Technology and well-being: designing the future / Yair Amichai-Hamburger.